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>> i remember being shaken, and the only thing i could do because he had me in his mouth, the only thing i could do was hit him like this. >> nothing stopped this shark from going after this local surfer again and again. but first -- >> she knew how to warm your
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heart. there's nothing else i can say other than she was just a beautiful person. >> victims from the san bruno explosion remembered. dramatic video tonight reveals the frightening moments before ask aftnd after a fireba explodes in san bruno. >> i'm jessica aguirre. for the first time, pg&e is now admitting it took crews an hour and 47 minutes to shut off that gas line when line 132 blew on thursday, obliterating the crestmoor neighborhood. we have live coverage. nbc's jean elle was there. but first, agonizing stories of
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loss from families of the victims. george? >> part of the rebuilding of this community will focus on healing. friends and neighbors are trying to hold each other up, but there is still much pain. >> there's nothing else i can say other than she was just a beautiful person, and i'm going to miss her a lot. >> every time she sees a picture, she sees the smile that warmed her heart. >> never in my wildest dreams did i ever imagine this would be the last time i would ever see her. >> they are doing what they can to help out jessica's family. >> to speak to her mom is heart-wrinheart heart-wrenching. you put yourself in her parents' place. i know how much i loved their daughter, i can't imagine how much they're feeling pain. >> pain is what they're feeling right now. his friends, william bulless,
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skpl others are gone. >> i think we're all grieving for the loss of our dear friends. >> they've spent the past few days looking for the bulles family. but no sign at all. >> it's really unnerving because i really want to know what happened to them. we hope they're okay. >> we reached out to other families who lost loved ones in this disaster and they're just not ready to talk. it's too tough right now. we're live in san bruno tonight, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, george. let's move over to jean elle at a town meeting. jean? >> many people came with lots of emotion.
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many got their first up-close look at the devastation just a few hours ago. fire districts take a look at what used to be their neighborhood. >> fear, crying, laughter, shock. you have to laugh because -- >> denise shepherd's family lived on the block for 18 years. their house is gone. >> look, our house is gone, but not the hearth where we hung our christmas stockings. that gives us some peace, if you can call it that. >> pg&e admitted it took an hour and 47 minutes to shut the gas off after the rupture. they are looking into why. politicians want to know why gas pipelines, like the one in san bru bruno, went along the san
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andrees fault. >> he escaped in a car that is pliserred from the heat. he and his wife raised five kids in crestmoor. he wants to sift through the ashes. >> it courteous. map a couple diamonds laying in there somewhere of the. >> as he plapz to rebuild, he said offers of help are overwhelming. >> i get to a point where i realize how people are helping me. >> financial and emotional help so many people need. city, state and federal leaders here tonight urged everyone here to reach out for mental health services. representative jackie speer said p grkg&e will cover the cost.
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they said if they are too afraid to rebuild here, the agency will help them rebuild somewhere else. jean elle, nbc bay area news. >> it is tough. p grkg&e have set up a fundraiso build. pg&e already gave $3 million to the city of san bruno to fix parks, roads and sidewalks danld by the ruptured pipeline. >> well, people in the pipeline are being structured to bash wash, d.c. hads efrl is welds in it. they say where the pipes split is a clean break. >> one of those wells was a
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clean break into the pipe where you can see a distinct clean break of the the overend of the pipe was torn and threaded and much less clean. >>. it is going to witness the papers from pg&e. so far the ntsb has not been able to find documented reports of that problem. well, new tonight at 11:00, pinpointing exactly where those high-risk thans missions are in freed a and republican. last night we told you they both existed. just hope before the fire wants have bee yun emerging plans. the transmission line that ran
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west. pg&e has yet to give an exact location. >> we wait until some definitive information. as i said, we don't have a leg to her roll here, but like everybody -- call called "the community right to know law." and it deals with all these activities. so that falls into this realm. he does know the line runs under a suburban. a traveling session, by the way, is coming at you? how would you react if a neighbor candidate. his explosion was royaling when with the customers take a long
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time. customers in an bernadi has their when i seeing tones. then a sight so terrific. sdplz this guy just put in. >> there's a little babies, people running toward the fire. there's one. >> in one hour, 29 minutes into the next poach the seen. some cars slow down to see what is going on. a customer finishes what he started when this all began, pumping up his car with gas. more police. at roughly 6 minutes 30 seconds, two fire shots emerged.
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the video on this screen is sdept active. it makes the fire ball be closer at the bottom of the street, a good four or five mass today. they've handed their records over to the fbi. they said it would really help them as to what caused this explosion. >> with that kind of terror, it's not surprising that a customer drove off without paying. but yesterday he went back to the gas station to settle his bill. just another thoughtful act in a community just beginning to hale. we're considering coverage explosion.bruno you can also get the latest updates on our web site, nbc dgs
11:11 pm >> a local surfer attacked again and again by a great white. >> the shark was right here and he had me. the only thing i could do was hit him like this. >> it took 500 staples to put sft most in his life. stomp efforts to skreep out a -- >> low 50s in the north bay. for tomorrow staying on the cooler side. temp in the south bay only 66 degrees. and yes, we are tracking showers in our seven-day forecast. details up ahead. former coach michael singledary and it's only week number one. he dropped the d word. >> oh, man, we're not any good. >> the extraordinary measuresre
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taken by the coats last nig and today. we'll see you later in this newscast. [ male announcer ] jerry brown's good old days. but what really happened? cnn -- not me -- cnn says his assertion about his tax record was "just plain wrong." jerry brown went out there and took credit for the fact that the people of california voted for proposition 13,
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which lowered taxes, which he opposed. and now he's going around taking credit for it. he raised taxes as governor of california. he had a surplus when he took office and a deficit when he left. he doesn't tell the people the truth. an agonizing wait tonight for one of the families waiting for the hikers in iran. they are hoping they will drop or lower their $500,000 bail for sarah shourd. she was supposed to be released over the weekend, but now iran i officials want her bail paid before they set her free.
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shourd's family says they cannot come up with that money. federal officials say any payment would violate u.s. sanctions. no word on who or when the hikers will be released. a $10,000 reward is being offered for the person responsible for starting a fire. the fire destroyed 18 classrooms, including the school library, causing some $28 million in damages. weighing 3,000 pounds with rose of serrated teeth hungry enough to go off the coast. a surfer was attacked in monterrey. he's got a warning for all of
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us. >> reporter: you never know what's underfoot when you're at the ocean. surfing in del ray beach in monterrey? he knew right away he had company. >> looking out over the fault where a great white shark nearly ripped him apart in 2007, andrew says a series of miracles saved his life. after that first strike, he managed to hold onto his skateboard. so i expect perfection with the next bite. >> it took me under water fror second and shook me. i remember being shaken, and the only thing that i could do, because i was in his mouth, the shark was right here and it had me, the only thing i could hit him was this. he said something was happening around him, ridiculously
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swimming the shark. >> the shark let go but came back for a third and it grabbed me in the right leg. >> his back was fileted and his neck nearly severed. it took 250 staples to put the surfer back together. >> the attack happened this august, and he says this is the time of year when he's most careful in the water. that's because scientists say fall is when the great white sharks return to these waters. >> the marine conservation scientists tagged two great white sharks near them this year. he said the sharks spentofe ye
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halfway between california and hawaii, where great whites are known to dagger. the sharks, and many others, are expected to stay and feed here. this time henrik stays close to shore. >> it's hard for me, especially this time of year which we consider shark season. it's hard for me to sit on the outside and wait for the really, really good waves. >> seizure ferz caught -- reports are coming in from all along the coast. andrea says while he won't forget about being attacked, he doesn't want to be scared out of the water. >> if that's the way i have to go, i'd much rather have it be doing what i love. >> spoken like a true surfer. if you missed my of his story,
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we'll put it on line. his story is a reminder never to go wutit ohelp from the officer. here's something, we're looking at a little video. >> david? learning how to read? chances are oou seen the ad. gimmicks standing up 1111 thursday's. it kaud a -- shows the ep center of that orm line is the laeft is the san an dre' us fult.
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>> we sure had an allay of weather all around. sdplz yes, we had some upper 70s and mere 90s n and we really have not way in a stable leaveer in. otherwise 69 and with those cooler than vrnl upper 40s and the low 50. so the mid-of 0s are out there. so not only tonight, but this dome of cooler area across the bowl back if success ten degrees below avrnl?
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or are we looking at a last favorite end of the week, we're watching two different showers. what you're watching is an official that says they could bring these showers saturday and sunday. but it's all about the jet treem going south into southern california. we'll help keep a smile on tus and on wednesday. it's a lot of layers to weather forecast on this country. tomorrow we're looking atie lichl's for the coastline and for today more avrnl temperatures. after the midday, we're going to get into sunshine here on cross the bay area. by 10:00 a.m., mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the low 40s. it's safe to say everyone need. special physical you're on the
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peninsula. >> as we transmit here for 69. rock he's, ra lel a, low to mid town. more on your seven day cable. it has temperatures going up, going douchb again. the important thing to remember is there is a potential for some showers in the nor bay. models haven't been too existed and the krerz lately. >> well, thehew ad out on nancy pelosi puts a new swin on "the wizard of oz." roy mker te brokest r wa mm
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sports director is here. boy, singletaries throwing out the d word. >> blame the quarterback alex smith. like any organization, start at
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the top. mike singletary sells newspapers and he drives ratings, but it's not exactly what they're looking for. today, singletary in full crisis mode. >> we'ren very good. maybe dumb, but not good. i wouldn't say we're not good. >> there it is, the d word. just ask bill callahan, the former raiders coach. they're not did you mean, the 49ers, just ill prepared. you know the story now. the aftershocks, though, singletary, meeting. the coaching staff was to blame for the poor on-field communication with alex smith. >> i don't ever say when we lose the game, boy, you guys awful. no, i've got work to do.
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>> nl they're dpg to play on the monday night game. the jets have more problems than just sexual harassment by a former model and miss usa contestant turned tv reporter. le may science said she was assigned by coaches during the jet. coa . we had rain and humidity and a barry chest there. broke the team record, 94-yard punt return. casey holds on for a wild win, 21-14. baseball tonight, the padres
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beat the rockies and take a half-game lead over the idle giants. so tomorrow here comes another big series for the giant. this is bobby cramer, 30 years old. today he becomes the oldest pitcher in history to make a -- final score 3-1. finally tonight, one of the most entertaining matches i've seen before. dosh, darn it. when i have a bad i barbed many.
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gamers know what this is all about. the newest installment of the halo video game series on sale at midnight tonight. fans have been lining up in stores around the bay area, this one in san jose. in london at tra fal gar square, they even had a jet pack. >> now, that looks like fun. >> all right. that's going to do it for us tonight. thanks so much for joining us. we'll see you back here. goodbye.
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